Definitions

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  • n. The state or quality of being herby.

Etymologies

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herby +‎ -ness

Examples

  • And though one does not taste the cider, fennel seed and thyme strongly, there is a sweet herbiness throughout, harmonising with the richness of the meat.

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  • I think it is a sweet herbiness, like thyme, which is probably why lamb is often paired with rosemary

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  • Its essense involves crustiness, garlicky, peppery herbiness, and defatted juices to dunk your good bread in.

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  • For beverages she stews into rank herbiness cheap tea by the quart, and Rio coffee, weak and turbid, with plenty of sugar in both.

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  • Slivers of fresh basil leaf stirred into the end give it that hit of fresh herbiness.

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  • It hummed warmly through me and I could taste the green herbiness of the grad student’s blood.

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  • Weekday Night with a couple of bottles (NYC): the bottle shows 14% alc. but WA note suggests over 15%... very modern wine - raspberry jam, preserves, flowers but the body is more rerserved than the nose suggests, with red berries and a good backbone. it is a touch hot though, and for those who do not like grenache - the slight bitterness/herbiness on the back palate is here. with time the wine shows more tobacco and gets more balanced. not my type but a very well ade wine that perhaps needs more tie to come into its own.

    CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes)

  • 2006 Ventura, Syrah (Lontué Valley, Chile; organic, vegan) - Sweetly floral, violet-like nose punctuated by peppercorn spice and a whiff of leafy herbiness; on the palate, rich, round and easy medium-full body, with good flesh and fruit-forward qualities.

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